Basic concepts in biochemistry as well as biochemical components of organisms such as proteins, DNA, carbohydrates and lipids are discussed.
This course discusses the molecular basis of diseases and how drugs work. Concepts and processes employed in today's drug discovery and development are covered. The first part of the course focuses on small molecule drugs and the second one on biotherapeutics.
The course discusses methods in modern drug development. Each week, a short introduction to a drug development method / field is provided and a recent research paper is discussed in depth. Students patriciate in presenting and discussing the research publications.
PhD students can broaden their horizon in the field of chemical biology by listening to 14 talks by speakers who talk about their recent research. The PhD students get the opportunity to also personally meet the speakers
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